Oyster Stew

Best Oyster Stew Recipe

I first tasted this wonderful classic stew when I was a teenager (that was a while ago), and I have been a fan ever since. The secret to the rich buttery … Continued

Cod Chowder

Cod Chowder and Fish Stew History

  Photo from Fisheries and Aquaculture, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.   Chowder has remained a steadfast tradition in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and other Maritime Provinces of Canada … Continued

Conch Chowder

Conch Chowder History and Recipe

In the early 1800s, people from the Bahamas began migrating to the Keys.  These immigrants were called conchs because of the sea snail they like to eat of the same … Continued

Corn Velvet Soup with Dungeness Crab Recipe

  I slightly adapted this Corn Velvet Soup with Dungeness Crab recipe from Stephanie Inn Cookbook, written with Lori McKean and the Stephanie Inn staff.  Stephanie Inn, located in Cannon … Continued

Creamed Oysters in Acorn Squash

Creamed Oysters in Acorn Squash Recipe

Creamed Oysters in Acorn Squash combines two of my favorite foods – oysters and acorn squash.  Besides being just plain delicious, these Creamed Oysters are beautiful to look at! When … Continued

Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew History and Recipe

Frogmore Stew is actually not a stew and it contains NO Frogs! Frogmore Stew is considered a classic Low Country South Carolina dish.  This dish is also know as Low-Country … Continued

Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque Dewey Recipe

This outstanding and delicious Lobster Bisque Dewey is the result of cooking lobster meat in butter and then adding cream.  Rich, delicious, and tasting of pure essence of lobster.   … Continued

Lobster Recipes Index

Lobster Recipe Collection

  Delicious, simple, and easy to make lobster recipes that will impress you, your family, and your friends.  Learn how easy it is to prepare lobster dishes.     Learn … Continued

Manhattan Clam Chowder History

  New Yorker’s insist on tomatoes in their chowder and call it Manhattan clam chowder.  Cookbook writer and chef James Beard (1903-1985) described Manhattan clam chowder as: “. . . … Continued

Minorcan Clam Chowde

Minorcan Clam Chowder History and Recipe

Beyond the debate of whether creamy, clear, or tomato-based clam chowder is best, St. Augustine, Florida, has its own famous hopped-up version called Minorcan clam chowder.   Hopped up – … Continued

New Orleans Gumbo History and Recipe

New Orleans Gumbo has been called the greatest contribution of Louisiana kitchens to American cuisine.  It is the quintessential dish of New Orleans with many versions of it.   It is … Continued

Oyster Brie Champagne soup

Oyster and Brie Champagne Soup Recipe

This Oyster and Brie Champagne Soup is an oyster lover’s dream soup!  It is a creamy soup, sort of like an bisque with delicious oysters.  Since oysters are considered an aphrodisiac, … Continued

Oyster Soup with Frizzled Leeks

Oyster Soup with Frizzled Leeks Recipe

Oyster Soup with Frizzled Leeks is somewhat similar to a clam chowder as it also contains potatoes, but it is still different.  Oyster Soup with Frizzled Leek is so very … Continued

Salmon and Wild Rice Chowder Recipe

  Salmon and Wild Rice Chowder is a delicious savory fish chowder that is perfect to start off an evening of fine dining or as a hearty dinner with good, … Continued

San Francisco Cioppino Dinner Menu Collage

San Francisco Cioppino Dinner – Menu and Recipes

San Francisco Cioppino Dinner Menu  San Francisco Cioppino Dinner Menu is a delicious combination of recipes from the far west region of the United States.  Cioppino is an easy-to-make dish … Continued